Originally Posted by Gridguru
I hope I don't get them, but I probably will. I heard Diatomaceous Earth is a good option for that as well. Does anyone know if the same DE I use for my pool is the kind I would use in the coup?
NO, absolutely not!!
You need food grade DE.
Best not to use it where it can become airborne, as it's a serious respiratory irritant ......
.......and it's a minimally effective deterrent to most external parasites anyway.
Nice sandy soil is all they really need to dust bathe.....a little bit of wood ash can help.
But my birds dust where they want, not where I set anything up....lol.